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Alere logoBass, Berry & Sims routinely assists our clients in obtaining the Certificates of Need (CON) that are required to initiate healthcare services in Tennessee and other states. Recently, the firm assisted a leading homecare provider – Alere Women's and Children's Health LLC – obtain three CONs to significantly expand its services. Each of these CON applications was unanimously approved by Tennessee regulators. The expansion of Alere's services into all 95 Tennessee counties will greatly improve access to critical maternal and fetal medicine services in the state.

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Alere CON Approved for Middle Tennessee Region

Alere CON Approved for East Tennessee Region

Alere CON Approved for West Tennessee Region

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Inside the FCA blogInside the FCA blog features ongoing updates related to the False Claims Act (FCA), including insight on the latest legal decisions, regulatory developments and FCA settlements. The blog provides timely updates for corporate boards, directors, compliance managers, general counsel and other parties interested in the organizational impact and legal developments stemming from issues potentially giving rise to FCA liability.

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Britt K. Latham

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Nashville
(615) 742-7762 TEL
(615) 742-2847 FAX

Britt K. Latham

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-7762 TEL
(615) 742-2847 FAX

Until February 2016, Britt Latham served as the Chair of the firm's Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice group, and he currently serves as co-chair of the firm's Securities & Shareholder Litigation practice group. Britt has been involved in numerous high profile cases, including notably the successful representation of a public company involving the breach of a $1.5 billion merger agreement, and in significant federal securities, ERISA, and derivative multi-district litigation related to an investment fund loss in the wake of the financial crisis.

Britt represents public companies, their directors and senior management in complex securities class actions, merger class actions, and other types of business disputes, as well as advising public and private clients involved in internal investigations. He has protected the interests of clients in more than 50 class actions in various states, with billions in potential exposure.

Until February 2016, Britt Latham served as the Chair of the firm's Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice group, and he currently serves as co-chair of the firm's Securities & Shareholder Litigation practice group. Britt has been involved in numerous high profile cases, including notably the successful representation of a public company involving the breach of a $1.5 billion merger agreement, and in significant federal securities, ERISA, and derivative multi-district litigation related to an investment fund loss in the wake of the financial crisis.

Britt represents public companies, their directors and senior management in complex securities class actions, merger class actions, and other types of business disputes, as well as advising public and private clients involved in internal investigations. He has protected the interests of clients in more than 50 class actions in various states, with billions in potential exposure.

More specifically, Britt's practice encompasses:

  • Securities & Shareholder Litigation – Representing corporate defendants in securities and business-related litigation, including class actions, shareholder disputes and derivative actions in state and federal court, in mediation and in pre-litigation work-outs.
  • Compliance & Government Investigations – Conducting internal investigations for public and private companies; representing companies under civil or administrative investigation from various federal agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Office of the Inspector General and the Department of Justice.
  • Healthcare Litigation – Representing hospitals and health systems and other healthcare-related entities in litigation and in connection with internal investigations and responding to government inquiries.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Britt practiced for 10 years with an international law firm in Dallas, Texas.

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Best Lawyers in America® — Commercial Litigation (2013-2016)

Mid-South Super Lawyers (2014-2015)

Benchmark Litigation — Future Star: Tennessee (2010-2016)

Martindale-Hubbell — AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

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